Samuel Marks has been performing on the French Horn since his Jr. High School days. He is the former Principal Horn of the Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra, has performed with the St. Paul Civic Orchestra, the Lakewood/Century College Orchestra and the 3M Symphony Orchestra before moving to Duluth in 2013.
In addition to being the conductor of the Duluth Civic Orchestra, he has performed with the Twin Ports Wind Orchestra, the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra and the Duluth Symphonic Winds.
Brass groups in the Twin Cities Metro area include: Brio Brass and the North Lakes Brass. He is active in composing and arranging music for French Horn ensembles – The Corpus Christi Horn Society, the NFHC (Northland's Finest Horn Choir), The Twin Cities Horn Club and the NDSU Horn Ensemble. Mr. Marks taught public school band and orchestra in both Minnesota and Texas for forty plus years.